• During these confusing times dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, the University of Ottawa is offering virtual wellness initiatives. This includes activities such as virtual yoga and fitness classes. You can access these resources below:
  • Tele-counseling or video counselling can also be arranged. To access free and confidential counselling please email: 

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa has resources available to all students in  times of need.


Residents, fellows, graduate and TMM students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty can access counselors by contacting the Faculty Wellness Program:

613-562-5800 x 8507



The Student Academic Success Service (SASS) and Health Promotion (UOHS) offers an animal therapy program for University of Ottawa students. This initiative allows individuals who may be experiencing anxiety, living through difficult or stressful situations to spend time with therapy dogs who come to provide support on campus.


To visit the Student Affairs Office website:

In an emergency: